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Poster: Spuzz Date: Apr 10, 2005 6:37am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Reputable Bowling Lanes?

What I found about this film is how steadfast the makers were to making sure you went to a 'approved' place where 'bowling is best' where it's a 'wholesome place to bowl'

Were there unwholesome places to bowl? Anyone care to elaborate?

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Poster: Scott Bot Date: Apr 10, 2005 7:13am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Reputable Bowling Lanes?

I think the "reputable" bowling alleys comment comes from an attempt in the 50's to appeal to a more upscale group of people. Bowling was considered a low class sport, and most bowling alleys were connected to bars. (Still are, where I come from.)

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Poster: Visaman Date: Apr 10, 2005 7:48pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Reputable Bowling Lanes?

I just can't see Archie Bunker and Barney Hefner bowing in suits and ties. Ricky Ricardo maybe, but not the residents of the 700 block of Houser street.

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Poster: Scott Bot Date: Apr 12, 2005 1:13am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Reputable Bowling Lanes?

Dumb question: Who is Barney Hefner?

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Poster: Visaman Date: Apr 12, 2005 11:47am
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Reputable Bowling Lanes?

LOL! Sorry for laughing, Barney Hefner was Archie Bunker's neigbour and friend on All In The Family. The actor also played Sam the Butcher on the Brady Bunch.

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Poster: Steve Nordby Date: Apr 11, 2005 10:07pm
Forum: movie_of_the_week Subject: Re: Reputable Bowling Lanes?

For some reason I can't get that song "Take the Skinheads Bowling" out of my mind this week. They too need a "healthy, wholesome, family environment."